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MessenPass (Install)

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This package was approved by moderator doc on 12/22/2015.

MessenPass is a password recovery tool that reveals the passwords of the following instant messenger applications:

  • MSN Messenger
  • Windows Messenger (In Windows XP)
  • Windows Live Messenger (In Windows XP/Vista/7)
  • Yahoo Messenger (Versions 5.x and 6.x)
  • Google Talk
  • ICQ Lite 4.x/5.x/2003
  • AOL Instant Messenger v4.6 or below, AIM 6.x, and AIM Pro.
  • Trillian
  • Trillian Astra
  • Miranda
  • GAIM/Pidgin
  • MySpace IM
  • PaltalkScene
  • Digsby

MessenPass can only be used to recover the passwords for the current logged-on user on your local computer, and it only works if you chose the remember your password in one of the above programs.

You cannot use this utility for grabbing the passwords of other users.

To install MessenPass (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install mspass.install

To upgrade MessenPass (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade mspass.install

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'mspass.install'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    $url = 'http://www.nirsoft.net/toolsdownload/mspass_setup.exe'
    $checksum = '2f98dbccb18fe8a48ee108850a777198ef9e1246'
    $checksumType = 'sha1'
    
    $chocTempDir = Join-Path $Env:Temp "chocolatey"
    $tempDir = Join-Path $chocTempDir "$packageName"
    if (![System.IO.Directory]::Exists($tempDir)) {[System.IO.Directory]::CreateDirectory($tempDir)}
    $installFile = Join-Path $tempDir "$($packageName).$($installerType)"
    
    $referer = "http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/mspass.html"
    $wc = New-Object System.Net.WebClient
    $wc.Headers.Add("Referer", $referer)
    $wc.DownloadFile($url, $installFile)
    
    Get-ChecksumValid -File "$installFile" `
                      -Checksum "$checksum" `
                      -ChecksumType "$checksumType"
    
    Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                     -FileType "$installerType" `
                                     -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                                     -File "$installFile" `
                                     -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'mspass.install'
    $packageSearch = 'Nirsoft MessenPass'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    try {
      Get-ItemProperty -Path @( 'HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
                                'HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
                                'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*' ) `
                       -ErrorAction:SilentlyContinue `
      | Where-Object   { $_.DisplayName -like "$packageSearch" } `
      | ForEach-Object { Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                                     -FileType "$installerType" `
                                                     -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                                                     -File "$($_.UninstallString)" `
                                                     -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes }
    } catch {
      throw $_.Exception
    }

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Nir Sofer

Copyright

© 2004 NirSoft

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